Spotlight

Darla Bahr

"Darla greets everyone with a smile. She goes above and beyond for our students and staff. Darla does a wonderful job of taking care of all of us and getting the school year up and running. Our school would be lost without her and all that she does! Thanks to Darla for being awesome!!"

- November Staff Member of the Month Darla Bahr

Kelsey Beier

"Mrs. Beier goes above and beyond. She works hard to make sure her students' needs are met. Kelsey has a gentle and loving way about her. Thank you for your inspiring heart! She is a great addition to our First Grade Team."

- November Teacher of the Month Kelsey Beier

Jennifer Koetting

"Ms. Jenn Koetting is such a blessing for our school family. Our students LOVE silly Ms. Jenn. She is so helping in the classroom and makes learning fun for all. She is a great asset to the Bloomsdale Preschool family."

- October Staff Member of the Month Jennifer Koetting

Paige Naeger

"Paige is incredibly compassionate, supportive, and encouraging! She jumps into any situation to help and has a wonderful relationship with students. She is a great addition to the 2nd grade team at Bloomsdale Elementary."

- October Faculty Member of the Month Paige Naeger

Michelle Bader

"Michelle stayed extra late during Open House to make sure the building was spotless. She truly cares how BLE looks. Her bulletin board in the cafeteria is just amazing. We appreciate all that she does!"

- September Staff Member of the Month Michelle Bader

Jennifer Kirchner

"Mrs. Kirchner is always so helpful. She jumped right in and took care of things for my classroom and students when I couldn't be there. She is a great friend and co-worker. Thank you for all you do for BLE!"

- September Faculty Member of the Month Jennifer Kirchner

Laura Operle

"Every time you see Laura at school, she is full of positive energy — she always comes to school with a good attitude, and our students and staff appreciate her! She goes out of her way to provide our students and staff with excellent service and a kind smile!"

- May Staff Member of the Month Laura Operle

Kristi Byington

"Kristi is always a joy to work with! We appreciate how she tells it like it is, and she always adds a little sparkle to any conversation! She is dependable and a caring teacher and coworker. Thank you for being you, Kristi, and thank you for all that you do for our students and staff!"

- May Faculty Member of the Month Kristi Byington

Lynette Pfaff

"Lynette's dedication to providing our students with the best education possible is infectious! She has a passion for education and reading , and it shows. Her students just love learning with her, and she is also an awesome listener and supportive friend. Thank you for all that you do!"

- April Faculty Member of the Month Lynette Pfaff

Natasha Wililams

"Natasha is hardworking and and is always ready to help someone out, even without being asked! She is a joy to work with, and we are lucky to have her here at Bloomsdale Elementary! Thank you for all that you do for our students and staff, Natasha!"

- April Staff Member of the Month Natasha Williams

Kelsey Beier

"Kelsey has such creative ideas to implement in our classrooms that get our students engaged and excited about their learning! We are so lucky to have her here at BLE! Thanks for all that you do for our students and staff, Kelsey!"

- March Faculty Member of the Month Kelsey Beier

Sarah Carlson

"Sarah is always so flexible and positive with any changes that come her way, and we appreciate her ability to quickly adapt to any updates! She is a encouraging friend and supportive co-worker to all! Thank you for all that you do for our students and staff!"

- March Staff Member of the Month Sarah Carlson

Shelly Grigaitis

"Ms. Grigaitis has been so helpful with our youngest leaders. She has so much patience and provides our students with so much learning! We are so thankful to have her in our building! Thank you for all that you do here at Bloomsdale Elementary!"

- February Staff Member of the Month Shelly Grigaitis

Dana Palmer

"Mrs. Palmer is amazing! She is always smiling and laughing, and her attitude is contagious! She is a great teammate and friend here at Bloomsdale Elementary. Mrs. Palmer is willing to do whatever she needs to do to help her team. Thank you for all that you do!"

- February Faculty Member of the Month Dana Palmer

Barb Lurk

"Barb Lurk always goes out of her way to help people around BLoomsdale Elementary! She is always ready to lend a hand and offer support. We are so lucky to have her here at Bloomsdale Elementary. Thank you for all that you do for our faculty and staff at BLE!"

- January Staff Member of the Month Barb Lurk

Dana Bowen

"Mrs. Bowen greets everyone here at Bloomsdale Elementary with a smile on her face! She visits the kitchen with a cheerful "How are you doing?" and a smile. Her positive, caring demeanor can make someone's day! Thank you for all that you do for our students and staff, Mrs. Bowen!"

- January Faculty Member of the Month Dana Palmer

Stacy Bell

"Stacy Bell has been so wonderful to work with and SO helpful during this 10-week stretch of substitute teaching. She is an awesome educator, and co-worker, and I would have been lost without her! Thank you for all of your support, Stacy!"

- December Faculty Member of the Month Stacy Bell

Michelle Bader

"Michelle always has a smile on her face, and a kind word to everyone! We are so lucky to have her here at Bloomsdale Elementary. Michelle is always there to lend a hand whenever an issue arises. Thank you for all that you do for our faculty and staff at BLE!"

- December Staff Member of the Month Michelle Bader

Kellen Basler

"Kellen Basler has taken on the role of Mandt trainer this year for staff, and we appreciate the time and effort he puts into this responsibility! He is always ready to help in any way he can to make Bloomsdale Elementary a safe and fun learning environment for our students."

- November Faculty Member of the Month Kellen Basler

Makayla Bader

"Makayla is always ready to work with students at any time, and exudes patience and flexibility with our changing schedules! She isn't afraid to jump in and assist wherever needed! Thank you for everything you do for our students and staff here at BLE, Makayla!"

- November Staff Member of the Month Makayla Bader

Oct 2

"Laura is a wonderful teammate and friend! She is a rock star when it comes to having things the team needs, and she is willing to do whatever she needs to do to help her co-workers. Thank you for all that you do for our students and staff, Laura!"

- October Faculty Member Laura Gegg

Oct

"Darla has been just amazing in getting our school year off to a great start! She never hesitates to help out on any projects or tasks that pop up, and when she doesn’t know an answer, she is quick to find it. Thank you for all that you do for our students and staff, Darla!"

- October Staff Member Darla Bahr

Cassie Portell

"Cassie is such a bright light for our Bloomsdale Elementary! Her smile and her positive attitude are contagious. We are so lucky to have her here at BLE! Thanks for all you do for our students and staff!"

- September Faculty Member of the Month Cassie Portell

Breea Harmon

"Breea has been amazing in getting this school year off to a great start! She never hesitates to help. When she doesn't know an answer to a question, she is quick to find it. Thank you for all that you do for our students and staff, Breea!"

- September Staff Member of the Month Breea Harmon